The rise of Man City: Why the takeover hinged on Robinho, holding talks with John Terry and the pursuit of Jose Mourinho
Former Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook sits down with Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth to talk through the rise of the club. Cook discusses the early financial troubles during his tenure and the arrival of multi-billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour. Cook reveals all the details behind City’s mega signings, from Robinho to Yaya Toure, and what happened during talks with John Terry. He also explains how they looked at bringing in Jose Mourinho to the Etihad and why Pep Guardiola was always in their sights.